Posts tagged with "Starz"

Starz release graphic tease for Ash vs Evil Dead

Starz release graphic tease for Ash vs Evil Dead
Rev up the chainsaw arm and reload your boomstick, Starz have released a poster and graphic tease for the series Ash vs Evil Dead. Ever since Army of Darkness back in 1992 there had been numerous reports of a fourth Evil Dead film. While 2013 saw the release of Fede Alvarez’s remake, writer/director Sam Raimi announced a television series spin-off at San Diego Comic Con last year. The series will see him working alongside his brother Ivan Raimi... 

Ray Stevenson joins STARZ Black Sails

Ray Stevenson joins STARZ Black Sails
News broke earlier this week from Starz that actor Ray Stevenson will be joining the cast of Black Sails. Hot off of the heels of the second season finale last night (28th March), Starz revealed that Stevenson will be joining the cast in the third season as the iconic pirate Blackbeard. Blackbeard, also known as Edward Teach, joins Captain Flint (Toby Stephens) and his crew twenty years prior to the literary classic Treasure Island from Robert Louis... 

American Gods Series May Include Anansi Boys Characters

American Gods Series May Include Anansi Boys Characters
Loyal Neil Gaiman fans amongst you may remember that a couple of months ago, we reported that US cable network Starz had picked up a concept for a TV adaptation of American Gods, to be produced by FremantleMedia. With funding made available and the wheels of the project now set in motion, more news has broken regarding Gaiman’s own involvement in the series, and what – or perhaps whom – we might expect to see putting in appearances... 

Starz Takes On FremantleMedia’s American Gods Adaptation

Starz Takes On FremantleMedia’s American Gods Adaptation
Back in February, MCM Buzz reported that a TV adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods had been taken on by FremantleMedia after being dropped from development at HBO. This week, the show – still under the direction of FremantleMedia North America – has been picked by US cable network Starz. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Starz has “handed out a script-to-series commitment to the project”, with writer-producers... 

US TV Studios ABC and AMC Filming New Series in Britain

US TV Studios ABC and AMC Filming New Series in Britain
Two new series by major American TV studios ABC and AMC are to begin filming in UK locations, it’s been revealed. ABC’s musical comedy fairy tale Galavant will start shooting at Bristol’s Bottle Yard Studios in August, while AMC’s 18th-century period drama Knifeman is to make use of historical buildings and cobbled streets in York. Created and written by Dan Fogelman (Tangled, Cars, Crazy Stupid Love), Galavant will star... 

Patrick Stewart to lead Seth MacFarlane’s Blunt Talk

Patrick Stewart to lead Seth MacFarlane’s Blunt Talk
Digital Spy revealed that entertainment giant Seth MacFarlane will have Patrick Stewart play the role of Walter Blunt in his new comedy Blunt Talk. Blunt is a British TV host on a nightly cable news show. He’s also a borderline alcoholic and has to juggle his hectic work life along with his home life. This casting choice won’t come as a surprise to many of you; Stewart has been working with MacFarlane for almost ten years now, lending his sultry... 

DVD Review: Spartacus: War of the Damned

DVD Review: Spartacus: War of the Damned
Spartacus: War of the Damned is the third series inspired by the story of the Thracian gladiator Spartacus and his journey from gladiator in the arenas of Italy to the leader of a rebel uprising in the years 73 to 71 BCE. Produced by Steven S. DeKnight and Robert Tapert, the series has garnered a reputation since it first debuted in January 2010 for its no holds barred telling of the story via its use of often graphic scenes of violence and sex in... 

Torchwood: Miracle Day Guests at London’s Comic Con!

Torchwood: Miracle Day Guests at London’s Comic Con!
Following on from the slew on recent announcements made on the lastest edition of the MCM Buzz podcast (Available here to download for free), the MCM Buzz has received word of more guests who will be entering the fray at this Octobers MCM Expo London’s Comic Con, this time from the hit TV show Torchwood: Miracle Day. Fans of the recent Starz and BBC drama will be thrilled to hear that attending the event at the Excel Centre London will be Alexa... 

MCM Buzz Exclusive: Eureka creator speaks about cancellation!

MCM Buzz Exclusive: Eureka creator speaks about cancellation!
Following the many reports in recent weeks about the supposed cancellation of the hit series Eureka, SyFy have now officially confirmed that following the 13 episodes they ordered last year (12 normal episodes and one Christmas special) the show will draw to a close. So as fans begin to mourn the loss of this fantastic series that has long been the highlight of the summer television schedules, The MCM Buzz went straight to the heart of Eureka and... 

The BBC sees Starz!

The BBC sees Starz!
Following the recent successful collaboration between BBC Worldwide and Starz Media that saw us given Torchwood: Miracle Day, the two companies have announced a new long term deal to produce more television.  The deal, which is estimated to be worth a staggering $300 million and produce over 100 hours of television, will see programmes co-developed by the two then produced in partnership with the Starz original programming unit before finally being... 
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